Postsecondary College/University, Secondary School
We are currently seeking hire an additional College Counselor in our Madison, WI office to work with high school students and their families through the college admissions process. This position may be part-time or full-time, depending on the candidate’s preference.
Work with roughly 30 students (full-time) in each graduating class through all aspects of the college admissions process;
Communicate with parents on a regular basis;
Make use of publicly available data to inform advice and expertise;
Participate in continuing education / professional development.
Building a Caseload
Write blogs and articles targeted at high school students and their parents;
Coordinate events to speak publicly about college admissions;
Develop relationships with local high school counselors and other educational experts.
Delegate and oversee projects given to interns and client services personnel;
Ensure a friendly and comfortable office environment.
A minimum of three years of experience in admissions at a selective college OR a minimum of five years of experience working as a counselor in a high school;
Exceptional writing skills;
Exceptional communication skills;
Attention to detail, with strong organizational skills;
Expertise in using web-based tools to advise students;
Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed (determined by students’ schedule)
About Galin Education
Galin Education provides education services for children, families, and organizations.
We work one-on-one, in small groups, or in classes to help students achieve success in school, on standardized tests, and in gaining admissions to top colleges and universities.
We work with families to help them navigate the complex worlds of school choice (including charter, private, and virtual schools) and special education (developing and monitoring individualized education plans, working with school-based support teams, suggesting outside consultants and assessments, etc.).
We work with organizations to develop and execute academic and extracurricular programs to enable students of all ages to learn new skills, build confidence, and achieve their goals.